Ep 109 F1 track design special with Ben Willshire & Mark Hughes

The men behind the YMC changes that changed the course of F1 history.

This is a fascinating episode, discover the world of Formula One track design from two of the worlds best and their historic impact on one of the most iconic title deciders we’ve ever seen!

Today we’re joined by the Managing Director of Driven International, Ben Willshire, and Mark Hughes, the MD of Mrk1 Consulting, both men have impacted the Formula 1 World Championship massively by being responsible for the modification of the Yas Marina Circuit layout with alterations to the north hairpin, the south marina at the beginning of Turn 11 and the hotel section at the beginning of Turn 17.

They were tasked with improving the show and I think we can all confirm they succeeded, we’re here to learn all about track design and delve into the detail on that World Championship defining race and the impact they had on it. 

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